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Massive Watermain break in Los Angeles at the UCLA Campus.

Massive Watermain Break Hammers UCLA Campus

LOS ANGELES – A massive watermain break has sent up to 100,000 gallons of water rushing into the University of Southern California Campus in LA. Water shoots into the air after a major water main break, flooding parts of the UCLA campus. Bits of debris, including asphalt, were also spewing out of the break. The […]

Posted 30 July 2014 by in Featured
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American Airlines takes Delivery of Bombardier CRJ900

Aviation Tax Will Not Impact Far Northern Ontario Communities

THUNDER BAY – Ontario Minister of Finance Charles Sousa states that the new Aviation Tax proposed in the Ontario Budget will not impact Northern Communities. Sousa, speaking after Question Period on Monday stated, “We’ll take mitigation on those communities that are affected by this so we don’t put anybody in harm’s way. We’ll give some […]

Posted 30 July 2014 by in Business
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Shell hits U.N. School in Gaza killing 19 people.

Israeli Shell Hits School in Gaza

Gaza shelling hits UN school by Reuters TEL AVIV – INTERNATIONAL – An Israeli artillery shell has hit a United Nations School in the Gaza Strip. Israel said Wednesday’s shelling and air strikes on Gaza targeted Islamist militants at dozens of sites across the enclave. The United Nations said one of the places hit was […]

Posted 30 July 2014 by in News
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Minimum Wage impact

Northern Policy Institute Reports on Minimum Wage

Economic Report by Northern Policy Institute THUNDER BAY – The latest report issued by Northern Policy Institute, Northern Ontario’s think tank, examines the impact of minimum wage increases on the economy in Ontario. The report suggests that raising minimum wages is good for politics and Canada’s international profile but has negative effects on employment by […]

Posted 30 July 2014 by in Business
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Habitat for Humanity and Thunder Bay Insurance are teaming up.

Habitat for Humanity and Thunder Bay Insurance Hook Up

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – After raising funds for the last five years, today employees of Gillons Insurance, formally Thunder Bay Insurance, gathered together to officially celebrate the groundbreaking of the Thunder Bay Insurance Habitat for Humanity Legacy House. The dwelling located at 677 Hodder Avenue is the first semi-detached house the not for profit […]

Posted 29 July 2014 by in Business
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A young boy stands in the ruins of a house which was destroyed during an air strike in Central Bureij refugee camp in the Gaza Strip. Photo: UNRWA

The Gaza Strip – A Death Zone for Thousands

Death Zone Gaza Strip TEL AVIV – INTERNATIONAL – The Israeli army’s assault on Gaza has picked up where it left off before yesterday’s lull. Israeli tanks continue to strike tunnels used by Hamas militants. Dozens of high-profile targets are being hit. In the latest assaults from land, sea and air, the home of a […]

Posted 29 July 2014 by in Featured
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Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy

Notice of Assertion over Traditional Lands and Treaty Rights

Ontario First Nations Notice of Assertion Announced TORONTO – ANISHINABEK – Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy gave formal notice to Canada, the province, resource developers and the general public through a Notice of Assertion that First Nations inherent and Treaty rights will continue to be asserted in original territories and ancestral homelands in Ontario. The […]

Posted 29 July 2014 by in Anishinabek
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A little girl cries as medics attend to her injuries at al-Shifa hospital, Gaza City (18 July). UNICEF/Eyad El Baba

Panic on Gaza Streets

War Rages on Over Calls for Peace TEL AVIV – INTERNATIONAL – Israel has upped the offensive. Today Israeli Military Forces have blown up the major power station that supplied electricity to homes and businesses in the Gaza Strip. The move came after a night of escalated attacks. The Israeli Department of Foreign Affairs states, […]

Posted 29 July 2014 by in Featured
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